Purdue University Establishes Vet Up! National Academy

The Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine announced today that it has been awarded a $3.18 million federal grant to increase diversity in the veterinary field and address the shortage of veterinarians in public health and food animal medicine.  The program will be known as Vet Up! The National Health Careers

Veterinary Career Network to Host Online Career Fair

Here’s something different for job seekers—the Veterinary Career Network, launched by the American Veterinary Medical Association in 2006, is hosting its first ever online career fair on Thursday, September 27, 2018.  The fair will run from 11am to 3pm Eastern time. The inaugural VCN Career Fair currently lists 137 participating employers

Lincoln Memorial Offers New Dual Vet Med Degree

Lincoln Memorial University (in Tennessee) has announced a new veterinary-focused dual degree program—a Masters of Science in Veterinary Biomedical Science that can count towards first year coursework for a DVM degree.  The MS-VBS program involves 30 hours of full-time graduate level veterinary courses, including Veterinary Anatomy I and II.  MS-VBS

Ross University Upgrades Veterinary Facilities

The recent trend of veterinary schools revamping their facilities has continued with Ross University (in the Caribbean) announcing the completion of a major addition.  The Research and Pathology Building is a 19,000 square foot research facility with a $10.5 million price tag. The new facility will allow students and faculty to

New “My Veterinary Life” Website from AVMA

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has created a new website that will serve as a career planning resource for veterinary students and new veterinarians during the critical transition from vet school to professional life. The My Veterinary Life website provides content focused on three areas: career development, financial management, and

New Vet School Coming to Metropolitan New York Area

The state of New York has announced that it will partially fund the establishment of a school of veterinary medicine at Long Island University.  There has never been a veterinary program in the New York metropolitan area, though the highly regarded program at Cornell University (about a four hour drive

New Vet School at Texas Tech Moves Forward

Texas Tech’s plan to build the nation’s 31st veterinary school made a critical step forward last week, as the Amarillo City Council approved a measure to fund up to $69 million for its construction—a significant portion of the $90 million required.  Once construction is complete, Texas Tech will have the

Vet Camp Contest Now Accepting Entries

If you’re a middle school student who wants to be a vet, we have a great summer opportunity for you!  Royal Canin and Vet Set Go have once again partnered to offer the 2018 Become a Veterinarian Camp Contest.  The contest, designed for rising sixth to eighth graders, offers the

New Veterinary Show Coming to CBS in April

CBS has announced the addition of a new veterinary show to its Saturday morning lineup.  “Pet Vet Dream Team” is a half hour program aimed at teens, giving viewers a behind-the-scenes view of the veterinary profession.  The show follows veterinarians at the Small Animal Specialist Hospital who treat a variety

Online Masters Degree Offered in Veterinary Public Health

The University of Missouri has announced that it will be the first U.S. institution to offer an online master of public health program with an emphasis in veterinary medicine.  Missouri already offers a successful residential version of the program, and is one of just four accredited schools offering the residential